High functioning teams respect each other and hold each other accountable.
A clear decision coupled with full buy-in is a powerful force at any farm operation.
Conflict is vital for any relationship, whether business or personal, to last. Healthy teams engage in healthy conflict to get the best possible solution in the shortest time.
Low trust farms spend too much time and energy managing the behaviors, politics, etc. There are no shortcuts, but there are a few tools to bring about improvement.
Poorly trained employees end up costing the farm time and money. This 4-step process can assist in properly training new employees.
These principles can have a dramatic impact on the success of your farm, family business harmony, and even your stress. Think about your current team. Is it everything you would like it to be?
Your employees are one of your most valuable resources. Learn the principles and values that are crucial in creating a high-achieving, effective team.
Here is one simple way to improve communication in high stakes, high stress environments such as harvest.
Learn how to use the Stephen Covey Matrix to prioritize tasks most important to your farm business.
Use this system to prioritize tasks in relation to their importance and urgency.